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February 18, 2014

THEIR VIEW: Court will decide gay marriage debate

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He said he feels that ultimately the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether states can determine the definition of marriage.

Indeed, the question to be decided would be whether state same-six marriage bans violate the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

And such a ruling could render this whole Indiana debate unnecessary.

Long said that ultimately, the courts are going to have the final say in this discussion because the U.S. Constitution trumps a state constitution.

Precisely, and that is why this whole discussion in Indiana is a waste of time. No matter what Indiana leadership does, the courts will ultimately decide the final outcome.

— Evansville Courier & Press

THE ISSUE Indiana's fight over same-sex marriage THEIR VIEW No matter what Indiana leadership does, the courts will ultimately decide the final outcome.

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